The Human Being

Shame

Psalm 34.1-5

  1. Start Where Jesus Started (Isa. 61.1-7)

  2. Maintain the Proper Motivation (Ps. 34.1-5)

  3. Scorn Shame (Heb. 12.1-3)

  4. Keep Practicing! (Heb. 12.4-7)

Communion

Hebrews 11:32-12:8

  1. Commune with God (2 Pet. 1.3-4)

  2. Celebrate Faith’s Joys (Heb. 11.32-35a)

  3. Confront Faith’s Shame (Heb. 11.35b-40)

  4. Conquer Yourself (Heb. 12.1-2)

  5. Commit to the Process of Discipline (Heb. 12.3-7)

Santuary

TODAY: Cleanse Your Sanctuary (John 17.6-19)
A.Gain a Clear Picture of God’s Heart (6-8)
A.Protect What Jesus Was Passionate to Protect (9-14)
A.Engage the World (15-16)
A.Pursue Wholeness/Holiness (17-19)
APPLICATION: Win the Battle for Your Heart

Reboot

John 8.21-45

2. Know Thyself (Gen. 2.7, Prov. 20.27, Ps. 51.6)

3. Reboot Your Operating System (Askings, Authority, Agency)

4. Fight for True Freedom (John 8.21-45)

  • Detect the Biggest Threat (21-24a)

  • Connect with the ONE Who Can Save You (24b-30)

  • Move from Intellect to Wisdom (31-32)

  • Gain Freedom of BEING (33-36) “Being” is related to authority & agency

  • Ask Hard Questions: Is Your Heart “True”? (37-45)

The Human Being

Genesis 1:26-28, 2:7, 2:15-17

Can You . . .
Recapture Contemplation and Wonder?
Contemplate God’s Purpose (Gen. 1.26-28, Rev 4.11)
Rediscover Exploration and Adventure?
Explore Our Constitution (Gen. 2.7, Prov. 20.27, Ps. 51.6)
Grapple with a High Purpose? (only if you . . .)
Fulfill Our Mandate (Gen. 2.15-17)
Reboot Your Operating System
Start with the “AAA” Club
1.  Askings
How do you feel when you are being questioned?
Does the inquisitor’s intent matter?
What goes through your mind when someone else is asking you questions?
2.  Authority
3.  Agency